Dr. Phillip Wells, MD

Dr. Phillip Wells, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Phillip Wells, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

26726 Crown Valley Pkwy Ste 200

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 364-4361

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wells performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wells's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated

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31  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • St Louis University Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • St Louis University Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wells has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wells' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wells to family and friends
21 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Wells' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Absolutely terrible experience! Not only was Dr. Wells arrogant and rude, but he totally misdiagnosed my condition. When I tried to change to another doctor within the practice group I was not accommodated. Find a different practice and avoid the disappointment and chaos that I was caused.
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We drive 80 miles for my daughter to see him. We have seen 7 ENTs before him. He is the only one to adequately address the issue. If I could give him 12 stars I would
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Dr Wells is a terrific Doc....very skilled with excellent bedside manner.
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